- Apr 16, 2012Sunday morning Jim Cummings and I checked # 99, Valeport, Lumsden Beach, Regina Beach and returned via Condie Reservoir.
Some of the species observed included:
1 Osprey flying along river channel past Craven.
1 Swainson's Hawk at Regina Beach.
5 Red-tailed Hawks
4 American Kestrel along # 99.
4 Greater Yellowlegs at # 99 and #6
150+- Tundra Swans at Valeport
1 Western Grebe at Valeport.
10+ Horned Grebes at Little Arm
17 courting Red-breasted Mergansers at Little Arm/Trestle Bay
1 Common Merganser at Trestle Bay.
700+- Scaup species including at least 8 Greater Scaup.
!00's of Canvasbacks, fewer Redheads,
1 Ruddy Duck at Valeport.
30+ Green-winged Teals along # 99.
1 male Eastern Bluebird near Lumsden. Great looks at bird sitting in tree near roadside. No Mountain Bluebirds observed all day !
Plus of course many other species.
Enjoy your birding
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